Scottish Parliament Weekly Round-Up
Find out what happened this week at Holyrood.... On Tuesday, the First Minister gave an update to parliament on the Covid-19 situation where she stated that the country has “turned the corner on the...
Wales Coalition statement following the vote against Part 4 of the Police Bill
Campaigners welcome the Senedd’s vote against Part 4 of the Police Bill – Wales Does Not Consent!
Scottish Parliament holds inaugural meeting of the Cross-Party Group on Social Work
The newly formed Cross-Party Group on Social Work held its first meeting on Wednesday 19th January between MSPs and members and stakeholders of the social work profession.
BASW UK welcomes JCHR report on Age Assessments
Government proposals will put unaccompanied asylum-seeking children at risk if they are wrongly assessed to be over 18.
BASW Cymru's Briefing for Senedd Members on Part 4 of the Police Bill
Labour Lords vote against Police Bill measures after BASW UK intervention
Last week we wrote to the Shadow Home Secretary and Leader of the Labour Party, Keir Starmer, outlining our opposition to the Government proposals
Police Bill: BASW UK and SWU urge Labour Party to defend right to protest
BASW UK and SWU raise serious concerns over Part 3 of Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which gives police forces more power to place restrictions on protests and public assembly.
World Social Work Day 2022: BASW to host programme of activities throughout March
Every year BASW UK is proud to stand together with social workers across the world to mark World Social Work Day, which this year is on Tuesday 15 March.
SWU survey for LBC Radio on the pressures experienced by social workers
The Social Workers Union (SWU) is conducting a survey of its members in conjunction with LBC Radio to highlight the pressures facing staff in social work and the changes that may be needed to address...